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Our Church has a Mackie SR24.4 and we would like to run a Yamaha DTXPLORER drum trigger Module through it so we can adjust sound output and and it on our song recordings. Also have a Peavey M-2600 Mark V Amp if we need to runt through a Amp then to board.

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  • dpictureman May 23, 2011

    So I don't need to use the M-2600 just use the Amp already set up ( PLX2400) for Singers and music and a Peavey (PV500) for our Monitors. The signal I believe is sent from the mixer to the amps then to the speakers and monitors. I'm new at this. Also I use Aux out 1 & 2 in pre fader mode for stage monitors, could I use aux 3 in a pre fade and set up a monitor for drummer? Last ? I promise.

  • dpictureman May 24, 2011

    Thanks for your info.

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Hi, well this is indeed possible. What you need to do is obtain all the interconnection leads and a mixer and then it is a matter of hooking it all up. Everything, ANY external inputs, hooks up to an individual input on the mixer, these signals are then mixed and processed here in the mixer and then this output drives the main amp.

There should be no reason that we need to amplify our signal into the main output amp, and anyway usually a mixer will provide a suitable signal level. However if the signal is low, then there is no reason whay it may not be used, however I would suspect, it may "overdrive" the main amp? unless used at very low output levels. (Usually we only need a 1Volt PP signal anyway to drive to full volume)

So we need to connect all our "Input" devices to a mixer, then the output of the mixer goes to the main amp... This signal should provide all the required drive and even out the signal levels this will provide also a fully controllable mixed audio signal.

The resultant signal that comes out from the Mixer will then drive the main amp at a suitable level, and mix the signals together so they can be then processed by the main amp, and then on to the speakers.

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